Carrick-on-Suir Athletics Club is the top juvenile club for hurdling in Ireland after outstanding performances by its young athletes at the All-Ireland Track & Field Finals in Tullamore last weekend.
The was great excitement within the Club when it was named the Top Hurdles Club in Ireland.
Miriam Daly won the U-13 60m Hurdles with a new record time of 9.58 sec while Kelly Ann Doyle won the U-17 100m Hurdles in 14.61 sec and the 300m Hurdles in 44.08 sec.
Leanne Prout was 3rd in the U-17 100m Hurdles in 15.54 sec and was also 3rd in the 300m Hurdles in 46.00 sec. Darren Prout was 3rd in the U-17 100m Hurdles in a time of 13.95 sec and he also won the Triple Jump with a jump of 13.33m. Meanwhile, three Carrick AC athletes U-13 Rachel Walsh, Miriam Daly and Roseanne Fitzgerald along with Orla Winston of Clonmel (team pictured left) won silver medals at the All-Ireland Relay Championship in Tullamore. Jake Vermeer was on the U-15 County Relay team that won bronze medals in the contest.